traummtic events is how they handle their life before the trauma occured." and dr. mcgee, the former team psychologist for the orioles, his world series ring still shining.... and a friend of the ripken family.. says vi ripken is a smart, competent tough lady. attributes, mcgee says, that may have saved her life.(dr. mcgee) "because what your concern is in kidnappings is that the victim becomes hysterical, that they disturb an already disturbed person, namely the criminal and end up gettiig themselves in worst trouble." (dr. mcgee) "she may have said that things that caused this guy to realize, you know, i've made a big mistake here. i'm way in over my head.. i'm not going to hurt this lady, i'm going to drop her off and then try to get the hell out off here.." dr. mcgee says tonight.. he has a hunch that vi ripken's strength included her doing all the right things..